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Who needs KDE or Gnome? – part 2

Posted 05-13-2015 at 06:56 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

LFA (Linux for all) build 150513, 64 bit, uses only Fluxbox as Window Manager and Cairo-Dock as Desktop Interface.

Screenshot of the Desktop

PROGRAM content etc
Among many other programs Google Chrome (so you can watch Netflix movies), GParted (a free partition editor for graphically managing your disk partitions), BlueGriffon Web Editor (works almost like Dreamweaver), Synaptic Package Manager, SMPlayer (a free media player with built-in codecs that can play...
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Who needs KDE or Gnome?

Posted 02-25-2015 at 10:45 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-25-2015 at 02:27 PM by exton

LFA (Linux for all) version 150225, 64 bit, with Fluxbox as Window Manager and Cairo-Dock as Desktop Interface

The system is based on upcoming Ubuntu 15.04, codenamed Vivid Vervet and Debian Jessie (upcoming Debian 8). It's a total rebuild. I.e. nothing is left of the old LFA system.

The system language is ENGLISH.

News about LFA build 150225
Previous version of LFA (build 141120) had four (4) Desktop environments installed. Namely Unity...
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Pimping my fluxbox

Posted 08-27-2011 at 04:02 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

Fluxbox is my favourite windowmanager for a number of reasons, but its default looks are not one of them. The included styles are mostly horrible and the default menu system in the Debian build has its problems.

I know of two decent sources of fluxbox themes:
Unfortunately both sources are dated - it seems the fad of creating themes for window-managers ended a few years ago. Nevertheless...
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My SLiM style and my Flux keys

Posted 07-04-2011 at 01:34 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)
Tags feed, fluxbox, slim

This is my third post in the last half-hour. The best way to keep up is to get a feed reader and tell it to keep tabs on this blog's feed, .

Although I have not the most creative nor artistic mind, I was able to create a good theme for SLiM, my new login manager. The configuration files for themes are very easy to modify ( plain text ) and this is what I have come up with:
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Fluxbox/Openbox - calendar in menu

Posted 08-23-2009 at 04:05 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 08-24-2009 at 10:58 PM by lumak

MOVED: added this to the fluxbox wiki as "Calendar Menu" updates may be posted here or there.

Here is a nifty thing to include a calendar printout in your fluxbox menu. It currently coded in bash and is very crude. The print out only looks best when your menu is left justified and the text is mono spaced. An optional fix for this may be to convert spaces to underscore (not yet implemented).

create a directory ~/.fluxbox/cal and place the attached script...
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